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BRISBANE has its Warana Festival, Rockhampton Capricana Springtime Festival ... the Capricorn Coast is famous for its annual Pineapple Festival. Traditionally pineapples have played an im• portant role in the Coast's economy. Farms have been devoted to growing pineapples for at least 50 years. The first festival was held to commemorate the season's crop, this is still an important aspect of the festival, but is also now looked upon as a special occasion for all Capricorn Coast people. Eight jam-packed days peak this weekend, firstly on Saturda:' with the grand parade through Yeppoon's main street and culminating on Sunday with Surfside '88. The festival started on Sunday, September 25 with Woody's 1000 trials. Eight three-man teams tested speed, strength and co-ordination to advance into Saturday's final. Defending their title on Saturday at 2pm in Beaman Park will be the Bungundarra Raiders who qualified in the fastest time (4.18mins) on Sunday. Qualifying second was Diving Specials (4.36mins) and third, Yeppoon Seagulls (4.43mins). The remaining contenders include Homerrtakers Tiles, LSES, Sapphire Diggers, Spastic Welfare League and Whites Travel Team. Festivities started to hot up on Wednesday with the opening of the Garden and Trade Fair in Beaman Park at 9.30am. The Coast's best gardens and streets were scrutinised in the afternoon and the town's best dressed shop windows were also judged on Wednesday. Businesses were putting up the finishing touches on Tuesday, trying to capture this year's festival theme ... we've come a long way in 200 years. Fruitgrowers Association chairman Peter Hutton officially opened the festival and the _ Capricorn Coast Society of Arts exhibition on Wednesday night in Yeppoon Town Hall. ••-•- Pets of all shapes, sizes, breeds and colour congregated in Beaman Park yesterday (Thursday) for the pet parade. Awards included the most loveable pet and most repulsive. Art, craft, wine, cheeses and a fashion parade in Savemore Centre set the scene for Thursday night. The Mill Gallery supplied the art and craft while Gadabouts sponsored the fashion parade. Hair fashions featured "Directions '88" by Salon 24. Yeppoon Town Hall opens between 9am to 5pm today and tomorrow (Saturday) - closing Saturday at 3pm - to give all Coast people the chance to see work by local art society members. Friday's fun starts at 6.30pm when the Trinidad Calypso is set to play in the James Street Mardi Gras. A mammoth fireworks display at 7.30pm will feature about S2000 of colourful and exciting fireworks. Trinidad Calypso will play into the night.

A wave of activity will overtake Yeppoon tomorrow (Saturday) as the Coast prepares for the parade. Floats, representatives of many Coast groups and organisations will congregate in Queen Street at midday. Entertainment starts at 9.30am with a fashion parade in Savemore by Gadabouts. In the main street, stalls, raffles and give-aways should be a crowd pleaser. Signalling the start to competitionswill be the junior wheelbarrow race at 10.30am. Contestants must be between 12 and 17-years-old and start at the Railway Hotel and make their way to the Strand Hotel with compulsory refreshment stops- to drink pineapple juice - along the way.

The seniors get their chance at 1 lam to win cash prizes in the wheelbarrow race starting from the Railway Hotel to the Strand with the usual refreshments. The pineapple parade starts at 1pm moving alongAnzac Parade into Normanby Street and James Street making a u-turn at Yeppoon Railway Station. Organisers said about S700 in prizemonev would be up for grabs in eight sections including best tourism theme, pineapple theme, comedy, most colourful, sole entrant, decorated bike and costumes rider, original theme and best overall theme depicting we've come a long way in 200 years.

• ABOVE: 1988 Pineapple Festival Queen entrants lined up for their first judging on Sunday at Don and Cannel Knowles' shady homestead. The five girls (Sandra Lee was unable to attend the first judging) are judged on general knowledge, etiquette, presentation and personality duringthe festival week and crowned at the Calypso Cabaret on Saturday night in Yeppoon Town Hall. Pictured from left are Majella Tanzer, Sandra Mackie, Julie Arnold and Robyn Ward.

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THE newly-formed National Party Cooee Bay branch held its inaugural meeting on Saturday, September 24 at Bayview Tower. The meeting was held to form and elect officers of the new branch. Industrial Affairs Minister Vince Lester was guest speaker and chaired the meeting during the election of officers. Mr Lester talked about many aspects of the government's recent activities. Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton strongly supported Mr Lester's report about Premier Mike Ahern's showing in parliament. Other guests included Broadsound Electorate Council chairman Ron Bannish and representatives from Yeppoon and Emil Park branches. Stan Collard moved a vote of thanks to the various speakers and congratulated the branch on its formation.

The following people were elected: chairman, Cr Maurie Webb; vice chairman, Bill Thomson; secretary, John Chapman and treasurer Tony Rowe; committee members, Bill Grayson, Eddie Engel, Rob Thomasson and Cr Roy Wall. Cr Webb said the meeting had been excellent and the group's future looked to be very active. Cr Webb said that it was a happy group of people at the meeting and he was looking forward to the first branch meeting in the Cooee Bay Hall in November.

St Faith's reunion NINETY-EIGHT past pupils from St Faith's will congregate in Yeppoon this Sunday to recall old times and catch up on old friends. This is the third time a reunion has been held on the Coast. However past pupils have met in Rockhampton since the school closed during the '60s. The reunion takes the form of a communion service in St James' Anglican Church followed by lunch at Kanangra Restaurant. Organisers said 104 people had responded to the reunion and 98 were past pupils. In the three Coast reunions held this has been the best response, 48 being the previous best. The reunion has been held on the Sunday closest to St Faith's feast day ... October 6. St Faith's opened in the early 1920s with seven high school-aged girls but financial strains caused its closure in 1966. The school, survived a war, and was used by Sij George's Orphanage when America occupied the Rockhampton orphanage. Past pupils will come from New Zealand, Brisbane, Darling Downs, Longreach, Bowen, Rockhampton and Yeppoon to attend the reunion.

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Saturday night will be doubly important for the five Yeppoon Pineapple Festival Queen Quest entrants - Sandra Lee, Sandra Mackie, Majella Tanzer, Robyn Ward and Julie Arnold - because the queen and charity queen will be crowned during the Calypso Capers Cabaret. The cabaret starts at 8pm in Yeppoon Town Hall. Tickets to the semi-casual night are available from Westpac Bank, Coucom's Shell Museum and Gadabouts. Trinidad Calypso will give that tropical touch when they entertain and the world champion limbo dancer will perform by working his way under a flaming beam 15cm high. Sunday should see a large migration to Yeppoon Main Beach for the many activities planned for the last day of the festival. Beach fun starts at 11.30am with a live band and fashion parade by His 'n Hers at 12.10pm and at 1.45 bathing beauties will model the latest swimwear. Miss Junior Surfside will be judged at 12.35pm and entrants in the Senior Surfside line up at 2pm. The inaugural beach sprint is set to sail at 2.55pm. The beach sprint sponosred by Woody's Convenience Store has three sections: six to eight-year-olds; nine-12-year-olds and 13-16 year-olds. The winners receive passes to Kavlon Theatre as well as money for their nominated school. The 1988 Yeppoon Pineapple Festival will end with an ecumenical church service in Beaman Park near the Uniting Church.

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"THE provision of clean water for the Capricorn Coast through the installation of a water filtration plant costing S4.8 million is the fulfilment of an impossible dream as far as the Capricorn Coast is concerned," Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton said this week. "Dirty water has been a major deterrent to the upgrading of Yeppoon as a first grade residential and retirement area. It has depressed real estate values and assisted to create a backwater image that must be dispelled," he

million and obviously required a major input of State Government funds far and away above the normal State Government subsidy to local government of 30 per cent," Mr Hinton said. "I discussed the issue with then Premier Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen who indicated that something would have to be done. "A week before the poll, at my insistence, Sir Joh visited the council and committed the government to a Si million assistance over and

said. "The tourism industry has carried the ball and chain because of the dirtywater. No tourist wants to see discoloured water in the wash basin or pollute his scotch with rotting vegetative sediment. It just isn't on in 1988.' "When I arrived in Yeppoon as National Party candidate for Broadsound I determined, against much advice, that cleaning the water would be my major commitment to the area. It was an extremely expensive project at S4.8

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special S2.4 million assistance loan from the State Government. Shire accountant Denis Murphy said council was given a special interest and redemption holiday for three years. The redemption means repayments are due and payable from June 30, 1991 but council has already started raising the money through marginal rises in water rates: Mr Murphy said ratepayers wouldn't suddenly be hit with one huge rate rise to cope with repayments but gradual increases would be charged from this financial year. "In order to take up this payment as soon as possible and take advantage of the State Government loan, council has created a loan repayment reserve at the adoption of the 1987/88 budget," he said. "Each year council will make a payment to that reserve fund until payments are due. Then the reserve account will be drawn on each year to reduce the actual repayments." Cr Bowen said the water switch on today (Friday), at Water Park Creek, would be officially performed by Finance Minister Brian Austin.

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Community spirit mows down grass COMMUNITY spirit resulted in Yeppoon Day Care Centre's overgrown grass problems being cleaned up. Coast resident Ian Stanley came to the centre's aid - off his own bat - and cleared more than half the adjoining block. . Proprietors Ann and Ross Dickson said they had intended to clear the land but had hoped Livingstone Shire Council would be prompted into clearing the land as a special case. "Mr Stanley would have cleared almost half an acre without beitg asked," Mrs Dickson said. "Cr Maurie Webb has said he would try and fix the situation but the job urgently needed being done. "The need was urgent because snakes and ( -"ter creatures could have endangered the \....1dren in our care." Mr Stanley said he had cleared the land to ensure snakes and fires wouldn't endanger the centre. He said it needed doing. His kind gesture was said to typify many Coast people who help out in the community often without thanks but the Dickson's said they more than appreciated his efforts.

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THE new water treatment plant, officially opened today, signals a better quality of life for all Capricorn Coast residents. Livingstone Shire chairman Cr John Bowen said the improved quality of life includes the health, industry and every-day aspect of living. It could also mean council will be in the position to review the whole water scheme and make changes including lifting present water restrictions. Cr Bowen said consultants Ullman and Nolan had said it would only take four days for residents to notice a difference in the water coming from their taps. "The new plant has the capacity to double the Coast's water flow," he said. However, shire engineer Pat Murphy said residents could expect times when the quality Iropped. Years of sedimentation in the pipes ill dislodge from time-to-time and make its way out. The S3.7 million water treatment plant can pump 250 litres per second (18 megalitres per day) and is part of the total upgrading of the Capricorn Coast water supply scheme. In the past four years council has spent S7.5 million to improve the quality and quantity of water. Apart from the treatment plant council has installed 20.5km of pipe between Water Park Creek and Yeppoon. A further 5.7km will be installed ill the next year. Mr Murphy said a pump station was installed at St Faith's reservoir in Yeppoon and 3km pipe in the Etnu Park distribution system, a rising main and gravity mains after the Meikieville Hill system and a control weir at Water Park Cieek. The treatment plant is based on a direct filtration system with a sedimentation tank for pre-treatment when necessary. A flash mixing unit is incorporated where a coagulant with pH correction is added to incoming water and then depending on the water's thickness, the dosed water will pass to the sedimentation tank or directly to the filters. The sedimentation tank is used for thick water. Two compartments in the tank - one for floculation and the other settling - process the water and the settled water passed to the filter units. Mr Murphy said under normal operations the dosed water would pass directly to the filters where the micro floc is removed. "The filtered water is then delivered to the clear water tank where chlorine is added for disinfection and the pH is again corrected," he said. "The filter is made up of graded gravels, ids and anthracite (non-bitumous coal)." '`.--Sludge produced from the sedimentation tank and back-washing the filters will be emptied into the lagoons. After a settling period, clear water is returned to the plant's head and the dewatered sludge removed for landfill. Mr Murphy said ihe improved water quality would not only result in a better quality of water for Capricorn Coast residents but also reduce the number of poor water supply incidences. To pay for the system council has taken out a


above the S1.3 million normal subsidy making a total commitment of S2.3 million for the Government towards a cost of S4.8 million for the huge plant. "Subsequent to the election Livingstone Shire Council put forward an excellent submission to cabinet. I had this submission supported by 10 doctors in the area who demonstrated some health concerns with dirty water, and cabinet approval was obtained," he said.

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• ABOVE: It was a special occasion for the Rudd family, Graham Rudd (centre) holding his granddaughter Sarah, and Margaret Rudd, who were presented with a Pioneers' descendants certificate by Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton (left) and Livingstone Bicentennial Community Committee president Cr Brian Dorev (right).

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FIFTY-FIVE people sat down to "good old-. fashioned" Australian tucker during Pioneers and People's Day on Saturday. The crowd, including six pioneers' descendants, enjoyed liberal helpings of bullock and jumbuck, damper and billy tea followed by pavlova and apple-pie at the Strand Hotel. Livingstone Shire Bicentennial committee president Cr Brian Dorey and Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton officially presented six pioneers' descendants, representing many facets of Coast industries, during the luncheon. The oldest awardee was Jack Broome, 95. Mr Broome's grandfather owned grazing land north of Yeppoon called Woodlands. Graham, Margaret and Sarah Rudd can trace their lineage back to the Ross family. However, Graham Rudd's father was an executive director of Walter Reid. It was his grandfather who married Robert Ross' daughter Kirsty. The Ross family were Central Queensland graziers last century. Livingstone Shire Cr Duncan McDonald was also awarded with a certificate. Cr McDonald's grandfather migrated from Scotland in 1860 to search for gold, he finally settled at Ness Park in 1871. He was also on the Gogango Divisional Board, as chairman for a while, before Livingstone Shire Council was formed. Vick Atherton is James Atherton's descendent. James Atherton pioneered Mt Hedlow Station which is back from Mt Jim Crow. From farming to fishing ... representing this industry was Joanne Smalley. Her grandfather helped pioneer the industry in this area. Long time resident Bill Coxon's family retired from Longreach to Emu Park in 1816. His family had the first wine and spirit business in Rockhampton. Annie Brown (represented by Joyce Hinton because of illness), still lives in the family's original slab house. The Brown family have been part of the Coast's pioneering history for

Council refusal to Shave-ice cream LIVINGSTONE Shire Council has once again opted away from outside vendors operating businesses on the beach. Renard Marketing Pty Ltd applied to council for a licence to sell a shave-ice cream service on all Coast beaches. Dobbyn and Partners (for the applicants) said the service would be conducted from a Honda three-wheeled motorcycle towing a small trailer. The trailer would hold a shave-ice cream machine and ancillary equipment. Health surveyor John Harmswortlt said council by-laws prohibit vehicles on beaches, except for launching boats. He recommended that shave-ice products could tc) sold through an existing established business. Council passed a motion knocking back Renard Marketing Pry Ltd's application but said it could consider the Surf Lifesaving Association selling shave- ice from kiosks within existing clubhouses.

many years. The last to receive an award was Henry Findlay, son of Andrew Knight Findlay. The Findlay family was the first to open a big retail centre. The lunch followed the bicentennial vintage car rally. The car rally was organised by the Capricornia Historic Motor Club. Vintage cars from many eras attracted a large and interested crowd of onlookers.





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about. "This centre, which will be the best of its kind in Queensland, at a cost of S72,000, has already attracted 510,000 in donations and trade discounts from individual tradeSpeople and building suppliers," he said. "However, not one firm cent from the community's leader, the council. If tourism is the .sanswer to unemployment, no wonder Central Queensland now has a 16 per cent unemployment rate. "Surely our leaders must recognise the value • of tourism promotion, especially considering our area's fragile eegn'omy.Mr Hooper said 'Tourism Minister Geoff Muntz had been invited to open the centre in late November/earfytDecember. "I'm sure he will bvinterested to learn of the NJ ent support for our absence of anyt centre," he saf• "The inform. io J. etre has 'een funded by members and i ds?who have collectively guaranteed S81 s vsupport the ANZ Bank loan." Mr Hoope he centre's design, which incorporated arge sails, would ensure it had a high visual act as well as being functional and practi "Its main objeckii!isito dispense hospitality and informs oniom a co-ordinated control point readily cc ible by all Coast visitors," he said. •1 "The CCTO to see the council become involved with, hevntre as we hold the view that this develop ent would normally be a progressive count ; responsibility. "The informati centre is due to open late November and trust. council will make a donation by thati,date."

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THE Capricorn Coast Swimming Club started its new season this week with a roll up of 53 children. Club nights will be held at the Cooee Bay Olympic Pool every Wednesday. Children are asked to be at the pool by 6.45pm to register for their swims. The committee was encouraged by the number of family group members and said new members will be welcome each week. Members will take part in a number of swimming carnivals over the next few weeks. Meetings for parents are held at the Cooee Bay Hall every second Tuesday night at 7.30pm. Any inquiries phone Anne Novak, 39 3269 or Kay Cumming, 39 3994.

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Steady maintenance for service THE Blue Nursing Service (Capricorn Coast) held its annual general meeting recently. Following, in order, are reports from director Rev Nyree Svenson, nursing superintendent Jan Robinson and women's auxiliary president Beryl Watson. Rev Svenson said her 1987/88 annual report represents 15 years of operation as a domiciliary service on the Capricorn Coast. The year has not been one of change but of steady maintenance of the service we proudly provide. The ongoing work of the staff, the office bearers and the auxiliary has been carried out with care and devotion and great concern for the patient population of the Coast. We are thankful to those people who extended themselvesbeyond the required time to make the doorknock appeal successful and not the failure it might otherwise have been. To all those who have supported the doorknock we again say thank you. Members of the committee have taken on individual tasks that has lent an air of active cooperation to its life and given members a "vested" interest in the service. We hope they have found satisfaction in this. We have been kept on wheels by the generosity of the various service clubs of the area. They never hesitate to meet our requests and we hope they feel some pride as they see the cars around the area and know they are a vital part of our equipment. With the whole Coast community we look forward to the completion of the nursing homes as a necessary part of medical services. We congratulate those responsible and thank them for the patient hard work. The government one on the beach front will also contain a respite day care centre. We have been part of a committee formed by Livingstone Shire Council concerned with housing needs, recreation for the disabled and a neighbourhood centre. We are also anxious that the partially disabled have hostel accommodation available for them. The hidden needs of the very young and the teenager often escape our notice. The medical problems of alcoholism and drug addiction and malnutrition of the "throw away" generation have not yet been addressed by our community of which we are a responsible part. I hope we can be open to whatever initiative may be available in these areas. Meanwhile as our society becomes more complex the work of the staff becomes more intense. Of the attending of meetings there is no end, yet each is a means of smoothing the way before us and the welfare of the individual is not lost. The Blue Nursing Service is a project of the Uniting Church. Through it we proclaim in all we do the good new that who we are is but a little of what Christ offers to all people.

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In the name of Christ we go forward in hope and confidence. Sr Robinson said during the year the service visited 7744 patients which was a daily average of 30.73. There were 175 discharges and 63 patients on the books at the end of the year. Our three cars travelled a total distance of 43,024km, giving a daily average of 171.12km. Staffing has remained unchanged, with three full-time and three casual sisters. Under the home and community care programme we have been able to offer home respite care to eight of our families. The 1802 hours involved has given much needed relief to these families. As has become customary, we have participated in the work experience programme with students coming to us from Yeppoon High and Tambo, and home economics students have come in for information concerning their studies. Mrs Sue Stafford is the new nursing officer for our area from our Brisbane headquarters and we look forward to a visit from Sue in the future. We experience a good working relationship with community health, the local hospital, and the doctors, and for this I thank those involved. Thank you, too, to the ladies who help out in the office, to the ladies auxiliary for their hard but cheerful efforts, to all others in the community who have contributed to our work, to my fellow staff members, the committee, anti last but not least to our director Nyree. We continue to meet fortnightly with community health for case conference, the immunisation clinic is assisted monthly, and quarterly zone meetings have been held in Rockhainpton, Gladstone and Biloela. Staff attended a multiple sclerosis seminar in Rockhampton and I attended the annual nursing superintendents conference in Brisbane. The standard of these conferences seems to increase each year and the evidence of the high standard this year was commented on by the people manning the trade displays. Another comment by one of our of our guest speakers related to the cohesion of the group - there are great distances between our 63 centres throughout Queensland but we are a team. In conclusion, I would like to give a couple of quotes from the conference:- "Domiciliary nurses aim to provide the best quality of life possible for people given their level of disability," and "to enable people to stay in their familiar surroundings for as long as possible." As Blue Nurses, this is how we are endeavouring to serve the residents of the Capricorn Coast. Auxiliary president Mrs Watson said that this year, more than ever, the small band of women, who make up the auxiliary, has been helped by willing workers throughout the community. The auxiliary plans the functions and then contacts people wild because "it is fot blue nursing" cheerfully help. Members of the parent committee and SCOPE are our staunchest allies. Last year we catered for two luncheons with Mrs Kruger's fashion parade; we helped Sister Jo and the committee with the Zilzie Garden fete. The auxiliary also conducted two street stalls to pay for the ingredients for our luncheons. In all we have handed over 54000 to the parent committee. When door knock time,, came round, the auxiliary had a holiday 'because of the heavy rain. We were relieved td know that the door khock was successful. °Ps Some auxiliary members man the telephone for the sisters -40 • our auxiliary to It has been a.ON ginvilege rig Service. We support the Coast's Blue response we are very much aware tha?' which is given receive is a gauge of the aff to our sisters.

A MAJOR statewide smoking cessation programme called Cool Turkey has been launched in Queensland. The Queensland Department of Health, National Heart Foundation, Life. Be In It, Queensland Cancer Fund and ABC Radio have joined forces as co-sponsors of the programme. Cool Turkey is a do-it-yourself, 12-day programme to help smokers stop smoking-at home or at work. Each smoker who enrols in the course receives a 16 page quitting guide which complements daily broadcasts at 10.30am on ABC Radio (4QR and all regionals) starting October 17. Participants are also eligible to win a holiday for two to Heron Island, all expenses paid. CoolTurkey was broadcast on 440R on a trial basis in 1986. After three months the abstinence rate of those surveyed was 44 per cent. Enrolment is simple - send S5 with an enrolment form to the Brisbane address on the form (available from Yeppoon's Community Health Centre) and each participant will receive a 16 page booklet of helpful tips ready to read in conjunction with the radio programme starting on Monday, October 17. Enrolment forms are available from all Central Queensland Community Health Centres, Duaringa Shire office in Black-water and Cancer Fund office, Denham Street, Rockhampton. With more and more smoking bans being imposed and the price of cigarettes set to increase this maywell be the right time to make one of the most important decisions of a lifetime. Those who arc not able to participate in this programme and yet sincerely desire to give up smoking should register for the final Full Stop Course at Community Health for this year. This four week course of two sessions per week will start on Monday, November 14, at 7.30pm and finish on Thursday December 8. Inquiries or enrolments can be made on 27 1755.

Cancer appeal THE annual cancer fund doorknock appeal will be held on Sunday, October 9. Organisers said up to 30 drivers would be needed for a couple of hours on the day. Organiser Ernie O'Sullivan said the three secondary schools - St Ursula's College, St Brendan's College and Yeppoon State High had indicated theywould supply collectors and drivers were mainly needed. All funds raised from the appeal would go to the Queensland Cancer Fund where it will be used to help in research and purchasing equipment. Mr O'Sullivan said collections started about 8.30am. Anyone who can help can phone Mr O'Sullivan on 39 1327 or 39 1179.

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New QCI development officer to build Coast membership base CENTRAL Queensland now has a new Queensland Confederation of Industry representative following the appointment of Coast resident Bill Thorp.. as membership development officer. "Mr Thorpe is well placed to develop our membership base in Yeppdon and Central Queensland by reason of his business background and managerial abilities," Central Queensland Confederation of Industry manager Graham Bloxsom said. "He will continue the good work started by John Kelly. "Bill would be able to offer Yeppoon business people an extensive range of business services covering industrial relations, award supply, business advisory services, education and training, marketing, promotion, research and export services. "In short, everything a business needs to know can be supplied by the confederation," Mr Bloxsom said. "We haven't become the largest business/ employer organisation in Queensland from sitting back and doing nothing for the employers of this State. "In .response to today's tough economic conditions we have just released a wide range of money saving services for members. Many

business people waste a lot of time, money and effort in attempting to get the best prices on deals available," he said . "What we have done for our members is to do the deals for them and stop the timewasting. We have used our clout and have produced for them a range of services that we believe offers them the best prices and services available. "Under the banner of what are our Sunservices and resulting from agreements reached with some of Australia's leading companies including Suncorp Insurance and Finance, BP, Shell, Bob Jane T Marts, Westpac, Budget Rent-a-car, Credit Collections Australia, American Express, Ford and Mitsubishi D'alers, we can offer substantial savings in such area as ... insurance, leasing finance, motor vehicles, tyres, petrol, distillate, travel and accommodation, bad debt collection, credit checks and credit references, hire cars to name but a few. "The QCI will not be competing with organisations such as tourism and development boards and chambers of commerce because the areas in which we operate are different and the services we supply are not available elsewhere," Mr Bloxsom said.

Chamber says regulations, costs 'seriously hinder' development of business district THE Capricorn Coast Chamber of Commerce and Industry's next meeting is on Tuesday, October 4 in Bayview Tower at 6.30pm. Chamber president Tony Millroy said the meeting would be procedural with general business and correspondence the main items in the agenda. Mr Millroy has written to Livingstone Shire Council ... to see how the parking proposal was going and also about a moratorium on parking contributions for the central business district. The parking proposals were forwarded to council a year ago. The chamber had surveyed most of the town's centre traders who almost unanimously asked for a one or two hour parking limit. Mr Millroy said council had appeared to agree with the proposals but the chamber has heard nothing and no action appears to have been taken. The chamber executive also believes the costs and regulations are "seriously hindering" the development of the business district. Mr Millroy said that if these could be waived for businesses other than new accommodation houses there may well be an upsurge in investing in the town's centre. "Many old premises suitable for commercial investment in the heart of Yeppoon are eyesores but the land on which they stand has great commercial value," he said. "Until, and unless, something was done about these potential development opportunities, the heart of commerce and industry on the Coast will not develop to anything like its full potential. "It is particularly annoying for many businesses to have to operate adjacent to dilapidated and eyesore buildings."

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MLA: nursing home plans on show late November PLANS for the new State Government Nursing Home on Yeppoon's beachfront should be available for public scrutiny by the end of November. Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton told the annual meeting of Yeppoon Hospital Auxiliary last Thursday night the commitment from Health Minister Leisha Harvey that the plans would be available for comment and input by community groups would be horo" oured. He told the meeting that both buildings on

the hiispital grounds, the present Community Health Centre and the matron's home, would need to be removed and would probably be available for public tender. Yeppoon Hospital Auxiliary president Jim Stephens was re-elected, Penny Stephens retired as secretary and was replaced by May Bailey. Brian Bartley was re-elected treasurer. The meeting decided it was too early to form an auxiliary for the nursing home, but one would be formed once construction of the home was underway.

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8 - Capricorn Coast Mirror September 30 - October 6, 1988

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LIVINGSTONE Shire Council will consider bicycle signs for the new four-lane highway on the Byfield-Yeppoon Road in the 1989/90 budget. The Main Roads Department told.council it wouldn't object to the road's sealed shoulders being used as cycle lanes as long as council erected and maintained signs. Shire engineer Pat Murphy said cycle-signing would cost about S3000 and hadn't been considered in this year's budget.

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Byfield Park boost for conservation CONSERVATION in Central Queensland is set to get a boost as stage one of Byfield National Park is rapidly approaching gazettal. The 4090 hectares north of Corio Bay, the first stage of a national park that will ultimately cover some 13,000 hectares, now requires approval from Livingstone Shire Council before it can be approved by State Cabinet for gazettal. Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton said he was pleased the complex process of delineation of areas, surrenders of occupational licences and various department approvals was finally completed. "I have shepherded it personally through every department and am particularly grateful for the assistance of Environmental and Conservation Minister Geoff Muntz," Mr Hinton said. "I do not envisage any objections from council as it is incorporated in its town plan and council has always strongly supported the concept." The second stage of Byfield National Park will depend on drilling analyses now being conducted by RZ Minerals Limited. "This sand mining evaluation should be complete in about 6-12 months time and then the area not proposed for mining can be added. It is not possible to estimate that area at this stage," he said. "The previous name of Bayfield National Park has been changed to Byfield National Park so as not to create confusion with the neighbouring area of Byfield. I have carefully assessed district opinion of the change and encountered little resistance as it is a logical move. "It is an intensely beautiful area, an environmentally sensitive area with many unique varieties of flora. "The area needs the protection of the National Parks and Wild Life Service to ensure its beauty remains intact and to protect it for the enjoyment of the people. "The area has been plagued by fires in recent years caused mainly by careless camping, rubbish has been spread over the area, and sand dune erosion from 4WD vehicles has been considerable."



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EXPO DONATIONS CII LIVINGSTONE ShirL, chairman Cr John Bowen nas congratulated the many Capricorn Coast residents who have either donated or promised money for the Expo drive. "Many non-tourist businesses have donated or promised money," he said. "It's great to see people getting behind the shire's push at Expo. I haven't had one refusal from a proprietor." Donations between $50 and 51000 have already been received. Cr Bowen said 58000 was the targeted amount to raise and he had been "overwhelmed" by the response.

STORYTELLING SESSI EMU Park Library will have storytelling sessions for under fives next week. Shire librarian Debbie Burn will read from picture books and tell stories interspersed with easy activities. Stories are drawn from both modern and traditional sources on an animal theme. She said all children and parents were welcome to attend. Sessions will be on Tuesday, October 4 and Wednesday, October 5 from 9.30am to 10.30am and l lam to midday. The sessions are being held as part of the Livingstone Shire library's major promotion of services to children. Many new children's

Transport objection LIVINGSTONE Shire Council has objected to b-double vehicles (prime mover and two semi-trailers connected by fifth-wheel couplings) travelling on Tanby Road but would agree to them on the Rockhampton/Emu Park.._", and Rockhamptun/Yeppoon Roads. The Transport Department applied to council for its commet its on the proposed routes and any conditions or restrictions. Shire engineer Jim Brown said both the Rockhampton/ Yeppoon and Rockhampton/ Emu Park Roads were wide enough and had reasonable horizontal and vertical alignments but this didn't apply to Tanby Road. The transport department will be told about council objection's as Tanby Road for b-double vehicle use but would agree with the other two as long as the State Government continued to upgrade the Rockhampton/Emu Park Road.

Immunisation backing LIVINGSTONE Shire Council has joined Unicef Australia to promote world immunisation. National Unicef director Robert Nestdale wrote to council for support. In a letter he said support would help the child survival revolution. Unicef is now promoting its world immunisation of children against the six preventable child killing diseases including measles, diphtheria, tuberculosis, whooping cough, tetanus and polio.

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WHEL M CHAIRMAN Cr Bowen said a massive drive at Expo would be a far better proposition than any other form of advertising. "You have all those people on the one spot, what better way to promote Livingstone," he said. The money will be used to fund two publications, a colour four-page paper by the Capricorn Coast Mirror and a brochure printed by Capricorn Printing and Publishing, that will be handed out at Expo. Cr Bowen said a full list of donors will be printed in a later edition of the Capricorn Coast Mirror.

ON AT PARK LIBRARY books have been purchased and the Emu Park branch provides a pleasant place for children and parents to enjoy and choose books to take home. Emu Park branch hours are: Monday to Wednesday, 10am to midday and 2.30pm to 4.30pm; Saturday, 9.30am to 11.30am. Mrs Burn will also visit a playgroup at Cawarral and the Emu Park Pre-school for storytelling. A storytelling tour of other shire areas will be planned for early next year.

COMMUNITY involvement by Livingstone Shire residentswill be rewarded with Australia Day Awards presented by Livingstone Shire Council on January 26, 1989. Council has decided to continue its sponsorship of the awards through the Australia Day Council, Queensland and invites people to nominate shire residents who qualify within the guidelines. "Residents, clubs, groups and organisations are invited to submit more than one nomination," Livingstone Shire chairman Cr John Bowen said. "Nominations must include the nominated person's name, address and, if possible, phone number. A list, which can be as long or short as you wish, on what you think qualifies the person for any of the four awards must also be included. "The awards are meant to give recognition to people who would not normally receive public thanks," he said. "People who have been nominated in past years and not gained an award are still eligible." Nominations close on November 25, 1988 at the council chambers. A committee will select four shire residents from the nominations in the following categories: citizen's award, young citizen's award, and two sports medallions chosen from a participant, coach, official or administrator. The aim of the citizen's awards is to recognise outstanding contributions to the local community with the following guidelines. The citizen award is for a person 25 years or older on January 26, 1989. Young citizen award is for a person under 25 years on January 26, 1989. All persons whose contribution has oenefitted the local community, shall be eligible. One selection should be made in each category on the basis of outstanding service to the local community in any field considered appropriate by the selection committee. The aim of the sports medallions is to recognise outstanding achievement in, or contribu/ion to, the field of sport. In addition to the citizen award guidelines, the following guidelines apply: one medallion shall be awarded to a participant of 18 years of age or over who has a noteworthy record of achievement in sport. One medallion shall be awarded to a participant under 18 years of age who has a noteworthy record of achievement in sport. One medallion shall be awarded to a person of any age who has made a significant contribution to sport as a coach, official and/or administrator. All recognised sports shall be considered.

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10 - Capricorn Coast Mirror September 30 - October 6, 1988

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THE Children's art exhibition is on at the Mill Gallery on Sunday. This annual show is not a competition, it is to allow Coast kids to exhibit their work and receive constructive criticism or praise. It is open all children and vou must have your entries at the gallery by September 30. *** COAST Suzuki violin and piano studentswill have their graduation concert on Sunday, October 9 at 2.30pm in St Ursula College's hall ... and it is free to all. The concert is at the end of the Capricorn branch weekend violin workshop conducted by Sydney tutor Yasuki Nakamuro as well as several other visiting tutors. *** TICKETS for the beautiful patchwork quilt made by Mrs Ritchie are now on sale at Coastal Creations, Lynnettes and Nora Green's. Tickets will also be sold outside Savemore Centre on Friday afternoons and possibly at the Saturday morning charity market. All proceeds are going to the St Andrew's mammography unit. *** GAIL Matthews is the Coast:s looker-afterer of our fauna (that's native Australian animals and birds) and she has moved from School Street to Caroline Street (one whole street away). Anyway, Gail would like everyone to know that she has the same phone number, 39 3316, and is still available for caring for our injured fauna. This doesn't mean you can dump your dog, cat or bird on her while you go on holidays or anything else. *** PARENTS of disabled children and interested people ... there's a monthly morning tea at 7 Park Street extension, Yeppoon on Friday, October 7 from 10am. Inquiries to Jenny Farlow, 39 3096. *** RUTH Fowler, co-ordinator of the Christian Meditation Network in Victoria will address a group at The Haven, Emu Park, on October 1. She will have workshops on the use of a mantra in meditation, as taught in the John Main OSB tradition. Ruth has had many years of experience working with meditation groups overseas and in Australia. The Haven workshop is from 9am to 4pm with a bring-your-own lunch and S12. The topics are an introduction to meditation divided into lettting go, spiritual discipline, perseverance and theology; healing and wholeness, the Way of the Cross and meditation and the sacraments. If you want to go, it would be helpful to let Judy Hose, 39 6205, know in advance. *** A 50-50 licensed disco is on at Cawarral Hall on Saturday, October 8 organised by Mt Chalmers Parents and Citizens Association and starts at 7pm. Music is by Holiday DJs and there are prizes for the best children's fancy. dress and a lucky door prize of a family weekend at Gumnut Glen. Admission is S4 for adults, S2 children and SIO families. *** EMU Park Pensioners League has organised a shopping and sight-seeing trip to Gladstone on October 13. The bus leaves Yeppoon Railway Station at 7.30am, Emu Park Cultural Hall 7.45am and the fare is S6. Bookings to Stan Nelson, 39 6359.

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IT'S time to start thinking about the 1989 Australia Day Awards sponsored by Livingstone Shire Council through the Australia Day Council, Queensland. The awards are meant for people who don't usually get praised publicly... they-work away in the background helping the community and don't do it for praise, gain or ego trips. It isn't hard to nominate people (the story about how many awards and what for is on page nine this week). You must send or take a letter, it doesn't have to be typed, to Livingstone Shire Council before November 25. In the letter, which doesn't have to be enormous, you must explain why you think the person you have nominated deserves an award. They must be working for the community without payment. Put your chosen person's name, address and, if possible, phone number in the letter. You can nominate as many people as you wish, but they must be on separate pieces of paper. If you have nominated someone in the past and they didn't receive an award ... nominate them again. If you don't have enough information about the work your person has done ... sometimes that's okay, because the selection committee is made up of people from each Livingstone Shire division and they usually know what the people have done and can advise the rest of the committee. The Australia Day awards are important ... they are worthy testimonials to people who care. Don't put it off, sit down now and put pen to paper and nominate someone you know who deserves the honour. *** HAZARDS won the Yeppoon Netball Association absolute grand final on Wednesday night and Susan Blake was awarded man-ofthe-match. Nine-year-old Cameron Blake was the most promising player for the junior Aussie Rules, so his mother had to make sure it wasn't just the men who could win. Favourites were Pioneers Maroon and unfortunately they lost..Some Hazards players were still celebrating their wondrous win in the early hours of Thursday morning. *** BERT Moore of Kinka Beach thanks the kind woman who stopped and let him know about the injured black persian on the side of the road ... the cat will be okay and is getting lots of tender loving care. again. *** YEPPOON Scout Group committee is looking for used scout and cub uniforms to build up a swap shop. Donations of uniforms would be welcome and if anyone would like to sell their own, the committee is prepared to do so on a commission basis. Contact Mery Leslie, 39 3317 or Bob Walls, 39 2207 if you are interested in donating, selling or buying. *** RED Cross president Kath Montefiore notifies that the next meeting is on Friday, October 21. The street stall is on Monday, November 21 and donations of food and other goods would be welcome. *** A DISCUSSION gathering is on at Laura Cogill's McLeod Street, Emu Park home for nursing mothers on Tuesday, October 4 at 9.30am. It is promotion month and members will discuss ways and means of reaching the community ... telling the community about nursing mo hers, explaining what it does, the products available, services it offers and the library that is available. *** THE October social of Yeppoon Pensioners League is in Yeppoon Town Hall on Tuesday the 11th starting at 1pm. A bus load of pensioners from North Rockhamton Pensioners League will attend the afternoon. Members can obtain their Christmas dinner tickets at the social. Names of members going on the October 20 bus will also be taken. *** TANYA Benson from Tanby Roses was guest speaker at Scope's action night ... but members said they will not put interflora out of business but were happily surprised at what scope (no pun intended) there is in leaves from the back garden. Scope raffle winner for Pineapple Festival entrant Julie Arnold is Del Roos. Members thank Julie for helping the club over the past few weeks and wish her luck on Saturday night. *** PROBUS Club of Yeppoon will have it business meeting on Thursday, October 6 at 10am with the venue Keppel Bay Sailing Club. The next social trip is on Saturday, October 15 to the Dreamtime Cultural Centre. Details will be available at the business meeting or from secretary George Hillier, 39 3361.

SATURDAY, October 1 is the final day of the Capricorn Coast Society of Arts annual exhibition in Yeppoon Town Hall. The exhibition is part of the Pineapple Festival and what a variety of media and techniques have been used by our Coast artists. Besides an extensive range of paintings, there are pottery, china painting and wood turning displays. If you miss the exhibition, you can see local work at the Paint Pot Gallery every day ... on the corner of Hill and Queen Streets, Yeppoon. *** YEPPOON Lioness Club member Jacky Hole was a guest speaker at the CWA Younger Set conference at Coolwaters on the weekend. Her subject was drama and the girls enjoyed the performances of Jacky, Chris and Eunice Coombes in a mime and a comedy. *** DO you remember a story in the Mirror a few weeks back about May Bailey making knee rugs for the new nursing home? Well, the repsonse has been great with brownies, guides, CWA members and stacks of Coast people making them. Mrs Bailey said some yarn has been donated but more is needed ... some of the people who would like to make more, aren't able to afford the yarn. You can leave it at the Mirror for collection. Two women are putting crochet edges on washers and a man has obtained some timber to make a few stools. And if you wonder what the woman who sits in Savemore's mall selling car tickets is doing ... she is also making knee rugs for the nursing home. In the old measure, four feet by three feet is large enough and they can be crocheted, knitted, anything else you can think of (I wasn't fantastic at sewing, knitting, crocheting at school or when growing up, so don't know all the terms) or the way Mrs Bailey does with chains. The nursing home will have 40 beds, so the more knee rugs the better. *** DATE CLAIMER: Sunday, October 2. St Faith's past pupils reunion. ***

DATE CLAIMER: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 6, 7 and 8. Dinkum Poppies, Yeppoon High School production, 7.45pm, Yeppoon Town Hall. *** DATE CLAIMER: Saturday, October 8. St James Guild street stall outside Findlay's electrical. *** DATE CLAIMER: October 8. Sacred Heart luncheon/fashion parade. Fashions by Gadabouts. ***

DATE CLAIMER: October 8. Fantasy and Nursery Rhyme Fete by Yeppoon Kindergarten. *** DATE CLAIMER: October 8. Emu Park State School annual fete. ***

DATE CLAIMER: October 8. 50-50 disco for Mt Chalmers Parents and Citizens Association at Cawarral Hall. ***

DATE CLAIMER: October 8. Naval Reserve Cadets' afternoon of fashion and entertainment, Anzac House, Archer Street, Rockhampton, 2pm. *** DATE CLAIMER: Sunday, October 9. Suzuki violin and piano graduation concert at St Ursula's hall, 2.30pm. ***

DATE CLAIMER: Tuesday, October 11. Yeppoon High School Parents and Citizens meeting, 7.30pm. ***

DATE CLAIMER: Saturday, October 15. Hair spectacular by Generation Blades at St Brendan's Log Cabin. For St Brendan's. ***

DATE CLAIMER: Saturday, October 22. Blue Nursing Service garden party at Jo Rundle's, Zilzie. ***

DATE CLAIMER: Tuesday, October 25. Cent sale, Emu Park CWA Hall, 9.30am for Emu Park Kindergarten. *** DATE CLAIMER: Thursday, OCtober 27. Yeppoon Hospital Auxiliary meeting at old hospital building. *** DATE CLAIMER: Saturday, October 29. The Great State Fete at Yeppoon State Pri-_ mary School. *** DATE CLAIMER: Saturday, November 12. St James Guild street stall outside Findlay's electrical.

.. Capricorn Coast Mirror September 30 - October 6, 1988 - 11S PAUL Sylvester had a surprise birthday party on Sunday at his home in Marina Avenue. I don't know how they organised it, but it worked, Paul had no idea until it burst upon him. His dad, Bud, worked it all out and 40 of Paul's friends gave him the surprise of his life. Another surprise was to be a photo in the Mitror, but unfortunately, the colour pic wasn't able to be used. Paul is a cement truck owner-driver with a contract with Yeppoon Readymix. He must be a nice guy because mate, and fellow workmate, Alan Dolbel composed the following poem to celebrate Paul's birthday.



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You've heard about Mother Goose, and the lady who lived in the shoe, Well here's, a fair dinkum story about a bloke who's real true blue. The little Aussie battler, the bloke we all know, He's not afraid to stand up tall and say "I'll have a bloody go". He's grown up pretty rough, He's had it hard most of his life, He's now a fairly respectable bloke ... still looking fora wife.

HERE'S our weekly dog list. One Basenji and 10 cattle/bully corns pups and a labrador/ retriever found in Barry Street. Go along to the Cordingley Street depot (at the end of Arthur Street) to register your dogs and to pick up one of the above.

MORE tutors are needed for adult reading and writing classes ... adult literacy it's called and Brenda Barry has been working for ages to help. She said there are no special qualifications ... just a degree in caring. Phone 39 4304 if you would like, to help.

A SHORT trip through history set to music is Yeppoon High School's production of Dinkum Poppies ... in Yeppoon Town Hall on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (October 6, 7 and 8) at 7.45pm. Tickets are available from the high school and Stewart and Brumm Chemists. Cost: adults S7, pensioners S5, children S3 and families S15 ... included is a light supper.

THE Byfield and District Historical Society is having a Back to Byfield Day on October 8 at the Raspberry Creek Homestead. The committee is offering space to people interested in having a stall. The charge is S5 per stall and inquiries to secretary Helen Yaxley, 35 1239.

You've got your own little business, a house, and a real nice car, So, happy birthday to you mate ... however old you are.

Large range of Opal Jewelleg Watch Repairs Come in browse

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A BUS has been arranged by Yeppoon Pensioners League to go to Rockhampton on Thursday, October 20 to visit Kershaw Gardens and the Dreamtime Centre. liHE Mirror has some eye glasses and we In between, lunch will be at one of the can't remember who wanted them. Coast shopping centres. Fare is S3 return and a people have been dropping them in and we charge of S2 for admission to dreamtime. would like the glasses to go to whoever is A bus will also go to Emu Park on Wednessupposed to get them. day. October 26 for the Emu Park Pensioners League's monthly social. PAST and present members of Emu Park Progress Association are invited to attend the * Seat inquiries to bus captain Pat King, 39 2109. CWA Hall in Hill Street, Emu Park, to hold a *** small celebration for its centenary on ThursYEPPOON Hospital Auxiliarymeetings are day, October 6 at 7pm. on the fourth Thursday of each month in the WHILE it is quite easy to be stressed, regardold hospital building. less of who you are, your age or sex, it's helpful YEPPOON Scope Club's Scope Week will to learn a few new ways of handling those include free breast examinations at the new stressful situations. Yeppoon St Andrew's Hospital on Saturday, Community health's free stress course starts October 8. in early October for four weeks. Scope Week is an annual event held by all • The classes offer relaxation exercises, discusScope clubs. Breast cancer was made the club's sions and strategies for coping with stressful ongoing commitment during the national consituations, as well as printed information to ference. take home. A woman doctor will examine breasts free of The Yeppoon classes start on Monday, Octocharge betweeti 1pm and 4pm. It is also a ber 3 at 7pm in the Community Health building chance to find out about the new mammograon the beachfront between the council champhy unit to be established in Rockhampton. bers and the hospital. St Andrew's communications and resource Numbers are limited and bookings are necesofficer Viv Staley said this week Scope would sary ... phone 39 1469. hold the self examination clinic at 1pm while *** she would talk to women about the new mamREHEARSALS are on again for Yeppoon mography unit. Choral Society members ... Tuesday, October 4 Mrs Staley said the mammography unit was in Yeppoon Town Hall. expected to open in November and making women aware of the facility was the major aim. She said mammography was a low dosage xray machine (equivlent to two chest x-rays) capable of detecting a cancerous lump as small LTD as 1mm in size. Normally a lump of that size would be totally undetectable by feel. Mammography is known to be the single, most effective tool in the breast and cancer fight, increasing the survival rate by 40 per cent. Contact Lens Practitioners Mammography is aimed at women over 40 Shop 30, Savemore Centre years but the breast examination day is open to all women because it is important to learn at an Phone ... 39 3649 early age the necessity of your own breast examination.

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TYPESET. composed and published by Capricorn Coast Mirror (John and Suzy Watson). 2 Orchid Street. Kinka Beach. 4703. Printed by the Gy-mpie Times. 197 Mary Street. Gympie. Our postal address is Capricorn Coast Mirror. PO Box 769. Yeppoon. 4703. and our office is located on the corner of Adelaide Park Road and Cliff Street. Yeppoon. Phone the Mirror on (079) 39 4244. We arc open 9am to 5pm. Monday to Friday. The deadline forall editorial and advertising copy is noon on Wednesday. Engagement. pre-engagement. marriage and birth notices must he signed and witnessed by a Justice of the Peace. Minister of Religion or a member of the medical profession. ADVERTISING CONDITIONS Thc :Advertiser warrants and undertakes to the publishers of the Capricorn Coast Mirror that no material. statement. representation or information contained in the advertisement: is. or is likely to be. misleading or deceptive: is in full or. in part. defamatory. in breach of copyright. trademark or other intellectual or .industrial property right: is otherwise in breach of any provision of any Statute. Regulation or rule of law. The Advertiser acknowledges that he is aware that the publishers of the Capricorn Coast Mirror are relying on the provisions of this clause. In consideration of the publishers of the Capricorn Coast Mirror accepting the advertisement for publication. the Advertiser hereby agrees to indemnify the publisher against all and any losses. costs. demands. claims. damages. expenses. proceedings and legal costs arisingas a result of the publication of the advertisement or as a result of the Capricorn Coast Mirror having to correct. alter. amend or otherwise change any advertisement or any delay in publication or cancellation of the advertisement. While every care is taken with all Displayand Classified advertisments. the Capricorn Coast Mirror cannot be held responsible for errors or their effect. If brought to our attention on the FIRST day of publication prior to our deadline adjustments may be made. but only for the spare occupied by the error. It is the responsibility of the Advertiser to advise the Capricorn Coast Mirror of any error and we will not be held responsible for unnotified recurring errors. Positioning of classified advertisements cannot be guaranteed. The Capricorn Coast Mirror reserves the 'right to alter. abbreviate. omit or re-classify advertisements for any reason. Responsibility not accepted for wrong classification or for any error or inaccuracy in advertisements placed. •- • by telephone.

COMMUNITY NOTICES CHARITY flea market. Yeppoon Showground starts 7am every Saturday. VIETNAM Veterans from all services: Capricorn Coast branch of the Vietnam Veterans Legion. phone 39 3722 or 34 4130. CHILDBIRTH classes. books and videos. Contact New & Pregnant Parents' Support. 39 4523. AA meets Uniting Church Hall. Arthur Street. Yeppoon, 8pm every Friday. Further information. 39 3924 or 39 1320. AL-ANON meets Uniting Church Hall. Arthur Street. Yeppoon. 8pm every Friday. Further information. 39 3924. ALCOHOL and Drug Information Service 008177833 (the price of a local call). 7 days-a-week, 24-hours-a-day. ADULT reading. writing and spelling classes. Free tuition. Phone Brenda Barry. 39 4304. AGORAPHOBIA (extreme anxiety). Contact Mary. Community Health. 39 1469. 39 1064 a/h. DIABETIC Group. ph Colleen Bignell. 39 3141. COMPASSIONATE Friends meet Wednesdays. 4pm. 14 Higson Street. Emu Park. Inquiries. Eleanor. 39 6152. CHRISTIAN Meditation. A group meets every Tuesday at 7pm for Christan Meditation at the Benedictine Monastery, 56 Old Scenic Highway. Lammermoor Beach. All welcome.


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Council is considering leasing grazing rights over twenty (20) hectares of land along Barmaryee Road. described as Lot 1 on RP 615582. Parish of Yeppoon. on an annual basis. Applications will be received up till Friday, 21st October, 1988. from persons wishing to. rent this parcel of land. The successful applicant will be required to ensure that the land is properly fenced to keep stock from the roadway and meet annual rates/changes on the land. K J LLOYD BOX 600 P 0 Acting Shire Clerk YEPPOON Q. 4703

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FRI. Sept 30

With Minister Brian Austin a opening Livingstone Shire Council's Water Filtration Plant Afternoon: Yeppoon office

SAT, Oct 1

Pineapple Festival activities Evening: Pineapple Festival Calypso Cabaret

MON. Oct 3

Yeppoon Office

TUES, Oct 4

Yeppoon Office

WED. Oct 5 to FRI. Oct 7

Mackay: State Conference National Party

1st Floor, Seaview Arcade, Anzac Parade, Yeppoon (079) 39 2352

K J LLOYD Acting Shire Clerk


Dog owners in township areas only are re-, minded that dog registration is now due for the 1988-89 year.Payrnent can be carried out through Council's Administration Centre during office hairs or at the Works Depot, Cordirlgrey Street, Yeppoon between 2pm a 4pm each working day.

•,•K J LLOYD Actirigphire Clerk Thank you to everyon,viNho supported the Benedictine's stket stall on Saturday, whether by donations, assistance or purchasing. Linen competition winner: Jenny Ede, Matthew Flinders Dve Painting competition winner: E Fitzgerald, Mariti*ve

Friends of the Benedictines

Next general meettkg of Yeppoon Branch of the National Party

Friday, October 7 CWA Hall at 7.30pm I wish to advise all my clients that, with regret, I have closed my Beauty Clinic at Kristin's Hair Design, Savemore. Thank you to Kris and Bruce for tht,-, initial training given to my daughter Joanne in her apprenticeship and allowing her the wonderful opportunity by transferring to Mickey 0 Hair Design to further her training.

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Yeppoon Little Theatre Annual General Meeting

New service now available Due to overwhelming interest ...

All members requested to attend

organised outings Over 30s very welcome. Whatever your social position there is someone for everyone. Join the qualified and respectable...

OVER 40s Introductions 26 1940

Professional Accountants, Tax Agents and Business Advisors (Tues & Wed) 39 1766 Rockhampton: 27 4588


Tuesday Nov 1, 7.30pm Apps' residence, 26 Little Park Street



- The Caves and Milman Proposals are invited from persons interested in maintaining Refuse Tips at The Caves and Milman. Applicants will be required to maintain the dumps in a tidy manner satisfactory to Council. The cost of each proposal is required. Further details can be obtained from Council's Health Department. A J Brown Shire Clerk

your Local Memberifor

Denis Hinton

Yeppcon CWA Hall. Monays 7,30pm until

9.30pm. Inquiries: 39 4602.


The 90 day moratorium granted by council to allow persons to register written details of anyactivitywhich is in breach of the town plan, expires on 30th September. 1988. Any person who may be in this category and has failed to register, should do so immediately, as it is council's intention to pursue such breaches vigorously. It is hoped that the requirements of the town plan will be adhered to by one and all.


PUBLIC NOTICES ESA Princess Quest entrant Veronnike Hopkins for Leukaemia Foundation Qldwishesto thank all sponsors & donors for the pole-sit at Chippindale Motors, 24/9/88, Savemore srnall shops and all participating Yeppoon traders who took part & made it possible for her to raise more than $600. YOGA classes every Monday,' National Fitness Hall, Queen Street, 9.30am -,111am. Phone Rachel, 39 2413.... A GENERAL meeting of the Capricorn Bowhunters will be held on Monday, October 3 at 183 German Street, North Rockhampton, 7.30pm. For inquiries, phone 39 4435. HALL for hire. Centre Yeppoon, ideal for ail organisations and most.functions. Reasonable rent. Phone Pauline, 39 3252. NOTICE is hereby given of a Special Meeting of Yeppoon State High School P & C Association to amend and update the Constitution of the Association to be held at Yeppoon State High School on Tuesday. October 11, 198&starting 7.30pm. CLAIRVOYANT. tarot cards a alms. 39 6502 for appointment... MELBOURNE Cup sweeps fo CrATB are now in Coast businesses and the . 'James Street. Yeppoon centre. 20c ticket gives 5 chances or 50 chances for $2. LENORE Dean's School of Ballroom . Dancing.

Livingstone Shire Council ,

Land Use Breaches

Tax Returns • Business Advisors Accounting • House Calls

27 4244



Emu Park Living Word Centre Charismatic Meetings 10am Sundays "Carmel", 6 Emu Street Inquiries, other meetings: 39 6147


Bayview Tower Building

YEPPOON office attended Tuesday: Judith (Julie) Ward Wednesday: Tony Edwards

Coastal Pet and Garden Care Reliable care for pets & plants in your home ... when you're on holidays

39 3642 or 39 1294 WANTED TO BUY . TREADLE sewing machine, good order. P 0 Box 16, Emu Park. WANTEDto buy: Fold-up stroller. Phone 3919'CARS. utilities, commercial vehicles and macl,.../ ery for wrecking. Phone 39 4304. HOUSEFUL of furniture, fridges, freezers, bar fridges, room coolers, TVs, filing cabinets, coffee tables, tables and chairs, electric fans, wardrobes, washing machines. Secondhand Shop, Emu Park. 396 999. OLD fashioned furniture, china bric-a-brac' and jewellery. The Shed Antiques now at Savemore Centre. Phone 39 4532 or 39 3442.

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Australia Post CLEANING OF POST OFFICE AND ANNEXE Tenders are invited for the cleaning of the Yeppoon Post Office and annexe for the period 1 November 1988 to 31 October 1990. Tender forms are available from the Postal Manager Yeppoon and inspection of the premises can be arranged with him. Tenders should be submitted in a sealed envelope endorsed "Tenders for Cleaning Post Office and Annexe" and addressed to the Postal Manager, Australia Post Yeppoon. Q. 4703. Tenders close at 2pm Friday 7 October, 1988. The lowest or any tender need not necessarily be accepted.

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MURRAY ESTATES for Town & Coast Real Estate

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INDOOR and outdoor plants, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 4pm. Budget Nursery, Cawarral Road (500m off Emu Park Road, near Coorooman Creek). REFRIGERATOR: reliable beer fridge. $100. Phone 33 6861. KIDS undies $1.29 pr. Yeppoon Discount Clothing, Arthur Street. SEE our large range of secondhand books for sale and exchange, geographics, fiction, westerns, science fiction, Playboys, Penthouse, Cleo. non-fiction, cookbooks, children's readers, digest condensed. Vogue, Mills and Boon. etc. Secondhand Shop, Emu Park, 396 999. GIRLS cycle pants. Yeppoon Discount Clothing. Arthur Street. STEELCRAFT pramette, two position. plus storm-cover. P 0 Box 16, Emu Park. ATTRACTIVE aluminium awnings and blinds -all types-free measure and quote. Phone Yeppoon Kitchens, 39 2419. HEAVY duty 6 x 4 steel trailer, $450 reg; Baby ducklings; budgies; 1 female chocolate and tan Chihuahua; female basset hound, lemon and white with papers. Sign, 3km on Hidden Valley Road. CASTROL Oils - Cooee Bay Marine - 49 Tanby Road, Yeppoon. 39 1675. AKAI VHS video recorder, infra-red remote control, on-screen programming, 12 mths old, four programmes, two weeks ahead. Phone 33 6783 MANCHESTER, wide range. Yeppoon Discount Clothing, Arthur Street. OUTDOOR BBQ settings, bottles, cots. pine table, lounge suites, old-style wardrobes, laminex wardrobes, kitchen chairs, high chairs, antiques. Secondhand Shop, Emu Park. 396 999. STOVE elements, drip trays and chrome rings .. sales and service. Yeppoon Electrical Service. Ph 39 3835. PIANO: re-felted and tuned. Cheap. 40 Pandanus Street, Cooee Bay. LAMBSKINS, cookbooks, mehtais, lambskin toys ... from Nursing Mothers. Ph Cheryl 39 4439 THREE-bedroomed mobile home, fully carpeted, fly-screened, fridge, all built in in main bedroom. Phone 33 6481. FIBREGLASS resins and everything else you need at Cooee Bay marine, 49 Tanby Road. Yeppoon. 39 1675. SCHOOL wear now available at Yeppoon Discount Clothing, Arthur Street. BEARINGS and seals - Cooee Bay Marine - 49 Tanby Road, Yeppoon. 39 1675. RELOCATABLE home, 32 x 22, 2 br, part furn, established site in quiet coastal caravan park. Many extras. 33 6491.

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and are

Craftsman built by present owner (Reg/Builder). 3 Bedroom family residence (come 5 if necessary) main en suite, permanent creeks and waterholes, power & telephone, cleared to improved pastures, large shed and workshop, excellent for small crops, retired grazier, tradesman, or just a place to raise your family. Included in Sale is: 7 cows, Fordson tractor and necessary implements for small cropping. Vendor will consider renting back for 3 months @ $150pw, would consider house in town or rural block as part payment. Follow Adelaide Park Road past St Brendan's College for approx 9kms.

ALL painting, paperhanging, small repairs. Tradesman 30 years' experience. Phone 39 6147. ALL type brick and block laying. Quotes and advice. Phone Tony Strong, 39 6884. ANTENNA installation, TV and Video repairs. Les McDonald, 39 3133, Mary Street, opposite Post Office. CARPENTER available, extensions and repairs. Free quotes or hourly rate. Phobe 39 7727. CASSETTE, Radio, Stereo, TV and Video repairs. Frank Richter, phone 39 2330. CONCRETING, block-laying, retainer walls, driveways, patios, runways, etc. Free quotes, phone 39 1404 or 39 1745. FREE quotes. Conscientious carpenter doing quality work. 39 1784. GOT a grotty roof covered in unsightly black moss? Call John on 39 4579, obligation-free quote and satisfaction guaranteed. OFFICE equipment repairs. V J Engineering, 1/ 40 Knight Street, North Rockhampton. Ph 28 7889 or 28 2119. PLANS drawn. houses, extensions, renovations, prompt 'design service. Phone Lance Emery, Design Draftsman, 39 6648. PLUMBER - Keith Chivers - 39 3518 - Plumber Keith Chivers - 39 3518. PLUMBING and drainage on the Coast - D and K J Harding, Lammermoor Beach. 33 6396. PLUMBING and drainage problems? Call Garry Bettiens. 39 7988. QUALIFIED tradesman in aluminium and steel fabrication, welding, mobile unit. Same reasonable rates day or night. Phone Dave 39 4547. REFRIGERATION and air-conditioning mechanics available at H W Findlay's. 39 3266. ROOF and gutter repairs or renewal. Phone Garry Bettiens, 39 7988. SLASHING and rotary hoeing in Cooberrie and Adelaide Park Road area. Phone 39 7648.. TELEVISION, Video, Audio and Antenna repairs. Frank Richter, phone 39 2330. VIDEO, TV and Audio repairs. Antenna supplyand installation. Frank Richter, phone 39 2330. WINDMILLS repaired. erected, bought and sold. Travel anywhere. Phone 39 7640.


PAINTING Water Proofing • Trestle Hire • Heat Reducing Coatings • Colour Schemes . ,.. . Free Quotes NJ.

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(Member of QMPA)

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Sandblasting Box Trailers to Semis ALL STEEL ITEMS Painting done ... primed or Tar Epoxy to finishes

Tanby Road Roundabout

Capricorn Sandblasting

Len Payne ...

39 4092


49 TANBY RD. YEPPOON 4703 -Phone 392419 * Modern custombuilt kitchens * Attractive aluminium awnings and blinds.

12 ton dropside tipper & grain bin

Front end LOADER 21 /2 metre COMPETITIVE RATES Rick Barnes

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Carpet. Cleaning 'Emu Park - 39 6178


cnr Tanby Road & Charles Street

Heavy & Light Diesel Repairs

39 1813 or 39 4410 a/h



Phone Greg



REG BUILDER 39 3680... for quotes

, •

Dave Kershaw for...

Mike Stokley

39- 408 '

PAINTING 39 2205 or 39 1275

CARPENTER • Sub Contractor • New Homes • Renovations Patios . Pergolas . Tiling Pone Bob ...




Interior * Exterior * Free.Quotes *


Allan 'Hippy' Warren

39 3113 '16 years on the Coast's


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Phone STE. VE. on

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' .

1.• .FURNITURE RestoratiOn

Repairs *. Polishing

Phone Hans - 39 3746

Graeme s Plumbing & Draining Service Ph 39 3807 at 7-7.30am or 6-6.30pm

For Services at a Fair Price!

Phil. Munro /

MERCEDES 220s and SE; Datsun 200B; A/c, Homer and 1300 ute; WV Passat; Peugeot 404. and 505sedan and wagon; VWbeetle; Holden HR! Premier; HQ/HJ; Falcon XB and XC; Valiant Galant sedan and wagon; Toyota Corolla and Corona 6;, 5 speed Inter AS truck; Suzuki car- • ryvanz VJ Valiant 41auto; Morris Marina 1100 and Nomad. Phone Ray Barry, 39 4633 or 39 4304. ,

GARAGE SALES SATURDAY: 1021 Scenic Highway, Kinka Beach.! Girl's bike, electrical goods, tools, patio lounge, I child's car seat, odds and ends. 39 6054. SATURDAY only from 7am - no earlier please. Kitchenware, books, clothes, silky oak table, some furniture, waterbed, records, baby goods. 8 Melaleuca. Street, Cooee Bay.

BIG WHALE offers Australia's unique reef introduction daily


Maintenance. .Renovations * New work I,


all hours



RICHTER" . O Installation • . ELECTRIC 0 Maintinprice COMPANY.0 Pensioner •. • • Discounts

Phone 39.1950 _

39 7646





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4 Bucket Sizes . - Rock Ripper

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ALUMINIUM welding and general fabrication. See Dave Piper at Ken Jones Marine, 39 4002. THE new generation Tri-hulls by Quintrex ... now at Ken Jones Marine Yeppoon, 39 4002.

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Block Clearing - Tree Lopping

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SUNDAY: 7.30pm, Cooee Bay Hall for Junior Sports Development Fund. Permit No. 3872. MONDAY: 1.30pm, Yeppoon CWA Hall. Senior Citizens Benevolent Housing Society. No. 8142. MONDAY: 7.30pm, Yeppoon Town Hall. Yeppoon Golf Club. Promoter:1E Nankivell. Permit No.B21112 WEDNESDAY: 7pm, Keppel Bay Sailing Club. THURSDAY: 1.30pm, Yeppoon Bowls Club. Permit No. 821554. FRIDAY: 7.30pm, Cooee Bay Hall. Free bus, phone 391379. Cooee Bay Progress Association. Promoter: Olive Dorey. Permit No. 821780. SATURDAY: 7.30pm, Yeppoon Town Hall. 5 Jackpots totalling $1000. Best chance $100 in 60 calls. Olympic Pool Appeal.. Promoter: Brian Dorey. Permit No. B21799



GHR. Backhoe Hire . 393020

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'Blue Singleton


New Homes • Renovations Patios • Pergolas • Tiling

4 in 1 Bucket • Extender Hoe

Open - DAYS-A-WEEK all holidays

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POSITIONS VACANT WANTED: Senior hairdresser (part-time). Phone 39 3777. AVACANCYexistsat Emu Park School for permanent part-time female cleaner, working 221 /2 hours per week. For further information applicani should apply in person to the Principal. Applications close at 3pm on Thursday, October 6, 1988. D W Wex, Principal.

Earthmoving Equipment

39 3-19


all hours


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FOR Al looking lawns and garden ... ph 33 6407. NEED a mature lady to babysit tv4o children. Casual hours. Emu Park. Phone 39 6432. TREE-LOPPING, professional mowing and edging, rubbish removal. Free quotes. Central Coast Mowing Service. Phone Jim, 39 373a PROFESSIONAL mowing and edging, tree lopping, rubbish removal. Free quotes. Central Coast Mowing Service. Phone Jim, 39 3735. FENCING, yard building, tree lopping and yard cleaning. Phone 39 1140. EXTERIOR walls washed down and windows (inside and out) cleaned. Ph Det or Dot, 39 7110. LAWN-MOWING, yard work, odd jobs, house cleaning. Phone 39 2460.... CARPENTER available: renovations and repairs at reasonable rates. Phone 39 4587 or 39 3065. CAMIRA Station Wagon, late '83, SLE, 5 speed manual, yellow, factory air, rust-proofed, root rack fitted. Original owner - dealer serviced. New tyres fitted 500km. Extras: bullbaf plus tow-bar. afarm, air horns, air ioniser, bonnet and light protectors. Mileage 105,000kms. Compression tested at 150. Immaculate with no body repairs. Inspection invited with any test. $9950. 39 3343

Marine • Agriculture . Refrigeration and general Oxy and Welding

4 19 1 Bucket * Post Hole. Digger . Tipper Hire *. Trencher

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33 6472

SPECIALISING IN ALL TYPES OF . * EXCAVATIONS & DRAINAGE * -% No loading for weekends Radio controlled Ph Wayne 39 3193 or Noel (a/h) 39 760'.

service. 39 1679. AnSwering ..


39 4644


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Bill Green

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All areas north of the Causeway • Moderate Rates • 5' cut •


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... for all electrical repairs ..m.rimormirmw

Denis Schofield


Trev9r Simpson

Appliance Service i

33 6836



Houses • Extensions • Renovations • New Work - All type •

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0 Suspended floors 0 House floors ' 0 Patios 0 Driveways 0 Foundations .



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Eric Sundgren

and Cattery We care for your pets .

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For all your Concrete needs on the Coast

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and invites you to touch living coral, turtles, stingrays and a host of other animals.

Feeding tours hourly from 1 lain.

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Basketball fixtures Coast cricketers win, and lose


CAPRICORN Coast Basketball fixtures for this week. Sunday, October 2, at 4pm Tigers v Raiders (A Thomas); 5pm Devils v Demons (J Christenson and K Dooley); 6pm Slick Chick v Bombers (D &C Willoughby); 7pm CK Celtics v Young Ones (A Moore and D Willoughby); 8pm Lescence v Rebels (K Smith and J Moody). Monday, October 3: 6pm Rimjammers v Coasters (Willoughby and A Thomas); 7pm Billabongsv Golden Roughs (C Campbell and K Dooley); 8pm Scoobs v Saints (S Stevenson and D Willoughby); 9pm Brendan v Orrbags. Tuesday, October 4 at the Arthur Street court: 7pm Seagulls v Billabongs (D and A Moore); 8pm Courtcrawlers v Breakaways (J Taylor and C Rosenthal). Wednesday, October 5: 6pm Nomads v Resort Raider's (S Willoughby and D Moore); 7pm Pink Galahs v Gadabouts (S Willoughby and J Moody); 8pm Trailblazers v Coasters B (G Nicholas and A Thomas); 9pm Tanby Roses v Brendans B (G Nicholas and A Thomas); Bobcats and Hootans have a bye. Points scores for juniors, intermediates, men's and women's. Juniors, week 10: Bobcats 9; Tigers 11; Demons 19; Raiders 19; Devils 22. Intermediates, week 10: Slick Chicks 13; Lescence 14; Rebels 17; Young Ones 19; Bombers 22 and CK Celtics 27. A Men, week 9: Hootans 7; Orrbags 8; Rimjammers 12; Scoobs 15; St Brendans 16; Coasters A 17; Saints 20. A Women, week 10: Golden Roughs 12; Billabongs 22; Seagulls 23. B Men, week 9: St Brendans 8; Tanby Roses 18; Coasters 20 and Trailblazers 22. B Women, week 9: Courtcrawlers 10; Breakaways 11; Nomads 14; Billabongs B 15; Gadabouts 15; Pink Galahs 20 and Resort Raiders 21.

Classifieds TO RENT LARGEfurnished flat $80 pw including electricity. Causeway Lake. Phone 33 6481 or 82 6846....

SHARE WANTED: non-smoker to share house, Lammermoor Beach, $40 pw. Phone 33 6517 after Wednesday.

PETS GIVE away Kelpie/Cattle dog cross, 5 months old. Good nature. lovely child's pet. Including accessories. 39 1955.

FOR HIRE DINGHYSfor hire. Coorooman Creek, $6 per day. Phone 34 4174. HORSES for hire. Escorted trail rides. Book in ... 34 4174.

Enjoy Island Views from every unit a, the

Bay Nacatioper 16 ANZAC PARADE, YEPPOON Overnight & Weekly 1079) 39 1213

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Own private beach (079) 391421


LONG STAY CARAVAN SITES: $36 pw The Capricorn Coast's leading beachfront park now ' has several sheltered sites available at reasonable fees for caravans up to 26 feet. The grassed sites have concrete pads, metred power, water and phone connections. All sites areciose to the modem amenities and these park facilities: • Modem laundry with washing and drying machines • Shop • LPG Refills • Half acre of central recreation area • Pool • Undercover gas BBQs • Playground • ISO/STD Phone • Car Wash Island View offers a friendly lifestyle in a parkland setting with the beach at your doorstep. Call In and look around or phone us for more information. Scenic Hwy, Kinks Beech Phone 396284


LAST weekend saw the third grade Capricorn cricketers beaten on first innings points to Brothers at Saleyard Park. Brothers, resuming their innings at no wickets for 41 (Cap Coast first innings 191) were 6 for 217. Best bowling came from Steve Christie who bowled 20 overs, four maidens, two wickets for 44 and Darren Petterwood who bowled 13 overs, one maiden, Three for 25. Good back up from club newcomer Peter Thomson resulted in one run-out. Coast man-of-the-match was Russell Blanchard for his knock of 48. Third grade will meet Easts at. Victoria Park on Saturday at 12.45pm. In second grade Coast won first innings points convincingly against Institute. Coast resumed at seven for 196 and was all out for 206. Peter Huxtable only added one run to his score before being dismissed for 82. Keith Semmler was dissmissed for 17. Some excellent bowling from Coast saw In-

stitute forced to follow-on when the side was dismissed for 77 runs in 45 overs. • Wayne Kitchener bowled 23 overs straight, six maidens, five wickets for 43 runs; Ken Ogilvie bowled 14 overs straight, four maidens, two for 21 and captain Jeff Ingle bowled eight overs, three maidens, three for 10. At stumps Institute was three for 101 in its second innings. Wayne Kitchener bowled four overs, one for 11; Ken Ogilive bowled six avers, one for 36; Ian Anderson bowled eight overs, one for 24; Jeff Ingle bowled three overs, none for eight and Steve Pidcock bowled three overs, none for 16. Twelfth man Rod Melvin took a catch while substituting. Second grade plays Parkana at the Grammar School on Saturday at 12.45pm. The side will be without Steve Pidcock who will play for the RCA under 21s Colt side in first grade competition. The club has a bus to take the two teams to their respective matches and it will leave from the Railway Hotel at 11.30am.

Expoitis affects squash players CAORICORN Coast squash fixtures resumed this week after the school holiday break with a number of players suffering from expoitis ... that is, wandering around looking but not doing anything much constructive. This week was the end of the end second round and points towards the club trophy for the combined grades teams. aggregate are: Saints and Sinners 122, Odds and Ends 118 and a half, Navigators 118, Bits and Pieces 116. A grade points leaders: Navigators 31 from Secret_Weapons on 29, Odds and Ends with 27 while Bits and. Pieces have dropped to fourth with 25 points. Navigators got off to a good start this week with a win by Len Keily in three against Secret Weapons' Anthony Trump. Larry Owens was too accurate for Mark Sargood and the wily Nobs Drillis held out Glen Ward in four. Chris Hacker had the only success for Secret Weapons with a 10-8 win in the third against Gordon Roberts. Bits and Pieces went down narrowly to Profes-

sionals, two rubbers each, eight games to seven, with Ray Campbell winning the fifth against Greg Pitt and reserve Brett Odell winning in three against Danny Taylor to secure their two rubbers. Ellen Farr relied on her fitness to win in four against new player Narelle Millar. Andrew Dowie finished well against Bernard Lacey to win 9-3 in the fifth. Navigators defeated Secret Weapons 3-1: Len Keily def Anthony Trump 3-0; Larry Owens def Mark Sargood 3-0; Nobs Drillis def Glen Ward 3-1; Gordon Roberts v Chris Hacker 0-3. Professionals defeated Bits and Pieces, two rubbers each, eight games to seven: Danny Taylor v reserve Brett Odell 0-3; Ellen Farr def Narelle Millar 3-1; Greg Pitt v Ray Campbell 23; Clay Nothling def Neil Roberts 3-0. Odds and Ends defeated Saints and Sinners 3. Val Odell del 1: May Briggs v Lyn Witts 0-3; reserve Warren Royal 3-0; Andrew Dowie del Bernard Lacey 3-2; John Briggs def Joe Foat 30.

Successful day for John Aitken PRESIDENT John Aiken's day on Sunday was another successful day for Emu Park Bowls Club. "John and Emu Park members appreciated the support of CQDBA president Bill Shanks and his team as well as teams from North Rockhampton, Greenkeepers, Athelstane, Victoria Park, Wowan, Yeppoon, Rockhampton, Masonic Social Club, Welfare, Diggers, QRI social club and Dee" club publicity officer Marg Price said. "Sixty-four bowlers enjoyed a well organised day. Theweather, the green, the tucker, the bar service, the company and the bowling were all good on the three game day." Top team on the day was undefeated Athelstane men: A Kean, V Linkin, S Wedel, K Thompson. Runners up: J Dowling K Humble, D Harrington J McBryde (QRI). Trophies for round one went to R Willis, T. Dillon, K Haynes, J Ross (Victoria Park). Round two trophies were won by Masonic Social team men, K Rensome, D Hockings, J Hegvold, C Gough and round three trophies went to R Ratliff, V McPherson, E Mallin, N McDonald (North Rockhampton club). Trophy winners for the rest of the week: Tuesday, Pearl Curry, Roy Johnson; Wednesday, Ivor Withers, George Cliffe; Friday, 3 bowl pairs competition, Trish Childs, Peter Brown; Saturday, Ivor Withers. Glen Kluver. .

Mixed bowling continues on Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday afternoon. On Fridays at 9.30am three bowl nomination pairs competition is open to members and visitors. Wednesday is ladies day, and as from October 5, starting time will be 1.30pm with mixed bowling as usual, and trade table. "This week we sadly wave goodbye to our young veteran Ivor Withers who leaves for the bright lights of Brisbane," she said. Friday, October 2 barbecue or chicken casserole teas served from 6pm and good music. "Bowlers come along bring your friends and have a good time."

TENNIS FIXTURES TENNIS Fixture for this Saturday are the matches rained off on June 4. The finals will be played next Saturday, October 8. Teams set down for tomorrow: Division 1, Kookaburras, J Gregory, M Fay, sub v Pelicans: J Gregg, N Kerley and sub. Seagulls: R Green, D Letchford, P Smith v Magpies: J Coxon, G Clayton and sub. ' Division 2: Wallabies; R Hasell, J Steenson, J Hooper, T Halloran v Possums: P Iafrati, L Bennett, D Perrin and K Stevenson. Bandicoots: M Heritage, J Brimmell, R Irons, R Setu v Wombats: L Jennings, A McDondald, B Rumble and K Heritage.

Great weather helps celebration NEAR perfect weather helped Yeppoon ladies celebrate their combined Club Birthday and the Dulc and Ted Page Rose Bowl afternoon. President Del Roos welcomed life member Dulc Page, her daughter Joan and several other ladies to afternoon tea and also announced the good news that Margaret Girard is home from hospital and looking well. Prior to the birthday bowls, the final competition for the year was completed in the morning. Congratulations to Del Roos and Ev Benson ... they defeated Marj Bierworth and Shirley Ziebecki. After being down 9-0, a few ends later picked up a six, from then on the game remained close, three points only separating the final score, 20-17. Recently the final of the consistency singles was played between I McNamara and E Batts and Ivy defeated Eleanor 151-139. The winning trio of the birthday-Rose Bowl to have their names inscribed on the Page cup are R Goody, M Freeman and skip M Stewart, and runners up, one point behing the winners, were L Findon, J Barber and I McNamara. Ivy also won the meat tray donated by M Elliott and Ivy Philp. There is a committee meeting on Tuesday starting at 1.30pm. The main green is now

closed for Tuesday play until further notice, but the first 16 players on a Tuesday while the main green is closed must arrange their own afternoon tea, tea only supplied by the club. Also during the tea break President Del Roos congratulated and presented the winners of the district triples inter-club competition with the CQDLBA book to be held by the club for the ensuing year. The winnrswere P Childs, S Watson and I McNamara. This competition has been won three years in succession by Yeppoon Ladies Bowling Club.

SINGING SHIP SINGING Ship Indoor bowls club played an evening game last week against St -John's (Rockhampton) and was defeated 116-101. Last Saturday members enjoyed a visit from Sunshine Club for an afternoon of mix-in social bowls. Winner of the raffle was Rene Hicks from the visiting club. "October will be a busy month with several games already organised, so please check the nomination book," the publicity officer said. "There are no bowls this Saturday, October 1, so our meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 4, at 12m. Plans for our Christmas break-up will be discussed." •

Daytime squash LADIES Daytime Squash saw some exciting games on Wednesday. Scintillating Seven def Trish's Triers 15-.13: Denise Campbell def Trish Andrews 3-1; Carolyn Greasley v Wendy Hinton 1-3; Diane Takovic def Rosemary Jones 3-0; Diane Cameron v Ann Priem 2-3; Linda Keily def Charlotte Scott 3-1; Inga Corney def Kerry Campbell 3-2; Betty Wood v Debbie Lamb 03. May's Marauders def Kathy's Conquerers 127: May Briggs def Kathy Dale 3-1; Sue Blake def Rhonda DeMay 3-0: Debbie Bettien def Jean Graff 3-0; Megan Anderson v Ruth Alexander 0-3; Rosemary Hansen v Donna Scott 31; Debbie Marxsen v Ellen Traver 0-3; Merillea Barns won on forfeit from Rosemary Pannott. Scherlies Shockers def Britton's Bright Ones 13-11: Desma Findlay v Julie Britton 0-3; Penny Munn v Joyce Dooley 2-3; Penny Munn def Trish Hinton 3-2; Pat Harris v Jan Schmidt 2-3; Robyn Battersby def Gaye Bishton 3-0; Debbie Moss def Robyn Turner 3-0; and Paula Mills won on forfeit from Christine Lewis. Handouts v Rossy's Ribbers 10-14: Wendy Stevens v Rosslyn Clifford 1-3; Nita Marxsen v Debbie Marxsen 1-3; Joyce Hinton v Judy Minter 2-3; Cheryl Evans def Gaye Sands 3-0: Edrae Damrow v Leonie Warren 0-3; Rhonda Mellor def Cheryl Egan 3-2; and Judy Hawke won on a forfeit from Val Lee.

Stableford, stroke at Yeppoon golf YEPPOON Golf Club associates played a stroke and stableford game for Shirley Kruger trophies. Winner of the stableford was Wendy Thiele with 39 points and next best was Sue Hennessy with 37 from Althea Vaughan 34; Gwen . Dawson 32, Ann Barrow and Margaret Prior 32. Sue Hennessy was the winner of the stroke with 68, next best was Wendy Thiele with 67. Pinshots: A Vaughan. A Barrow and E Huszak won the proshot. Wednesday club had another good attendance and the winner of the ladies' stableford was Hazel Fry with 35 points from Beryl Taylor 33 and Kay Scope 33. Hazel won the first nine with 31 and a half from Beryl Taylor 33 and a half and Kay Scope 33 and a 'half. Second nine winners were Beryl Taylor and Gwen Dawson, both with 31 and a half. Pinshots: S Haskins, J Keyes and E Longton won the proshot. Members' stableford winner was S Mclndoe with 45 L Lucas 42, R Tiegs 42, W Towns 42 E Nankivell 41, W Albertsen 41 T Edmistone.40 .T Gray 39, G Basham 39. N Ward 39 L Taylor 39. First nine: S Mclndoe 27 and a half, R Tiegs 29 and a half, L Lucas 30, H Hilbert 30, L Taylor 31, J Degotardi 31 and a half, T Gray 29 and a half. Second nine winners: N Ward 31. G Basham 31, W Towns 31 and a half, J Noyes 32, S Mclndoe 32 and a half. Pinshots: S Mclndoe, D Hare and S Mclndoe won the proshot. Veterans game was a 12 hole stableford for members and ladies. Ladies' winner- was Charayi with 30 points from Beryl Taylor lotte Somoc„ with 26. Pinshot: Heather Keene. Members' stableford winner was Arthur Simpson with 29 from Mery Scope and Peter Marwedel both with 28. Mery also won the pinshot. Associates played a stableford for club tro phy and the winner was Elizabeth Huszak with 40 points from Beryl Bartley 35 and Lorraine McCamlev 34. May McGlashan 34 and Beryl Taylor 34. Pinshor: J Keyes, B Taylor, S Haskins and Stella also won the proshot. Members also played a stableford for John Noyes trophy and the winner was Barry Moses with 43 on countback from Keith Griffiths also with 43 points. Next: Vince Hannan 42. Ian Lester 41, Allan Gabel 40 Bing Morgan 40. Tony Blain 39, Mery Damrow 38. Ray Morgan . 38, Linsley Evans 37. Lionel Taylor 37. Pinshots: L Evans, G Williams, T Blain, J Garvey and R Morgan won the proshot. A mixed 4bbb stableford was played with a game for leftovers. The winners of the mixed were Vince and Gaye Hannan with 48 points on countback from Arthur and Helen Dougherty 48, Kevin Dean and Shirley Burton 48. Ray and Margaret Hunt 48. Next were Bill and Cassie Freeman 46, Ken Woolschlager and Gladys Scharf 46. Leftovers winners were Les Wilson with 45 points from Lionel Taylor 38 and Stuart Mclndoe 36. Pinshots: members, R Kerr, K Dean, :R Burrowes. D Wilson and B Jaques won the proshot. Ladies: S Haskins, P Drillis and P King. A 4bbb stroke for J Kean and Gladys Scharf trophies was played, and the winners were: Glenda Watson and Hazel Fry with 62 nett. Next: Wendy Thiele and Gladys Scharf 67 nett, Ann Barrow and Althea Vaughan 68. Pinshots: Silver, A Barrow;. Bronze, B Garrett and W Thiele won the proshot. .

16 - Capricorn Coast Mirror September 30 - October 6, 1988


Outrigger club gets first taste of competition at Sth Molle Is. THE Capricorn Coast Outrigger Club had its first taste of competition when team members pitted their paddles against other clubs at South Molle Island on the weekend. The club, still in its infancy, entered crews in the sprint and marathon (raced over 18km) races but missed out on major placings in both events. Club president Mike Cervai said in the marathon reigning Australian title-holders Hamiliton Island Club won by 100m from Airlie Beach and Ko-huna Resort. Coast was placed seventh out of the nine competing crews. Mr Cervai said Coast had been at a disadvantage in the marathon because the winning crews had nine-man teamswhile they only had six. "Each time our crew neared the leaders, three fresh paddlerswould take over and they'd draw away again," he said. "However, out of the three crews with six men Coast was a clear winner." Being a small club does have its disadvantages. Coast was unable to field a fully-rested team for the sprint while the larger clubs could race top teams. Airlie Beach took out the sprint title closely followed by Hamilton Island and Ko-huna Resort. Coast was placed ninth out of the 11 competing crews. Winners were determined by a time trial basis with five crews in one race and six in the other. The three fastest times were then awarded top places. Mr Cervai said the trip to South Molle also counted in the Grand Prix circuit. Coast is sitting on about one point in both sprint and marathon. The first three places are awarded 20, 10 and five points. Coast will now ready itself for the next closh at Lindemann Island on October 23. This time it is hoped a nine-man crew and two sprint crews can be entered in the competition, the club is still hampered in getting members because it owns one outrigger. The outrigger will be on display this Saturday during the Pineapple Festival. Mr Cervai said the outrigger would be set up on land next to the Commonwealth Bank. A weekend for two will be raffled and club shirts will also be on sale. It would be a great opportunity for Coast people to see an outrigger. Outrigger canoes have been in Queensland for the past six years. As yet no other Australian State races them. They originated in the Pacific Islands and at the last World Titles, which attracted 5000 paddlers, Tahiti won 27 gold medals. South Molle Island's race attracted about 1000 people and more than 100 paddlers.

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the litima WHILE everyone is enjoying the Pineapple Festival spare a thought for the 10 puppies rescued from the Yeppoon tip and now residing at the council pound in Cordingly Street ... they've received the rough end of pineapple festivities. Through no fault of their own, they 're behind bars. Only six to eight weeks old they should be the object of loving care and attention, instead they're caged. Anyone who can give them a home can make their choice at the pound ... and all they will cost is a donation. The pups are good looking; their new owners will be proud of them. They are attractive animals which appear to be a cattle dog, terrier cross. But if you are thinking of giving them a home, make sure you are in a position to care for them. Don't build up their hopes by taking them home then leave them to get into mischief. So far, in just six or eight weeks, they have been born, found out what life is like at a rubbish dump ... and wound up behind bars in a cage. They deserve better. They're not breeeding stock so get them fixed. Have them immunised ... and ensure they do not roam the streets. Right now, they are the cutest things ... when they're howling at the moon, chasing children on bicycles and darting in and out of --traffic they lose their attractiveness. Give them a home ... but make it a good one! •

• ABOVE: Coast girl Michelle Tucker and her mare Tame! Chrystal Charade was announced champion pony at the Rockhampton Active Riders two-day competition at Yeppoon Showgrounds last weekend.

Coast rider overwhelmed when her mount wins champion pony ROCKHAMPTON Active Riders held a two day competition at Yeppoon Showground last weekend and Coast rider Michelle Tucker was overwhelmed when her pony mare Tarnell Crystal Charade won Champion Pony. Champion Hack was won by James Hilton of Gladstone riding On Parade. James also won the Champion galloway riding Miranda. The three champions went on to supreme which was awarded to James Hilton's

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ZILZIE Golf club played a stoke game for club trophies on Thursday, September 22. Members' winner was W Lennox with 62 nett and F Humphries as associates' winner on 71. Pinshots went to W Lennox and F Humphries. A stableford competition and final round for the Ethel Cowap shield was played on Saturday, September 24. F Humphries was the winner with 62 points. Members' winner was W Lennox. Pinshots went to W Lennox and C Wheeler. Associates' winner was 0 Sheppard with 40 points. A stroke game was played for B and E O'Neill trophies on Sunday, September 29. Associates' winner was C Wheeler with 60 nett. Members' winner was G Brimmell on counthack from D Campbell. Pinshots went to G Hicks and G Brimmell. A flag event will be played on Thursday, September 29. Saturday, first Bisque will be played. A monthly medal and stablefordwill be played for members on Sunday, October 2 and associates will also play a medal. Members' monthly meeting is on Sunday, October 2 at 9am.

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COAST bloke priced airfare to Adelaide to attend neice's wedding ... and nearly fainted when told it was more than $800 return. If he had acted faster after receiving wedding invitation from his brother, he could have saved quite a few bob by booking early ... but he didn't so that's that. Anyway, thinking over the cost of the fare, he decided to compare it with overseas travel charges. He found he could fly to New Zealand (land of the jandals) for a bit over $400 return, and that meant he could take his wife with him. Being a callous sort of bloke, he figured that if he didn't go to the wedding he could probably "forget" to send a present and the money saved on the present could be exchanged for flat rocks to buy things in NZ. He remarked on this to his wife and she liked the idea. It was developed to the stage of wondering whether to travel the North Island or the South Island of NZ ... and whether to hire a car, a camper van, or travel by bus. Then, when the ideas were generating considerable excitement, he remembered why he hadn't acted on buying a cheaper ticket to Adelaide when the wedding invitation first arrived ... he couldn't afford even the cheaper ticket. Now he's rather pleased with himself because of the amount of money he has saved by not going to Adelaide and buying a present and also by not going to NZ with his wife. Ah, it's thinking like his which makes this country great! •

BY the way, that bloke must have a sense of humour. As well as not attending the wedding nor sending a present, he also forgot to tell his brother he wouldn't be attending ... and he dreaded the inevitable phone call asking him why he hadn't responded. On Friday night, with the wedding set down for the next day, he received a phone call from one of his sisters who was already in Adelaide. She found out he wasn't coming; remarked that she hadn't seen a present from him; told him how upset his neice was that he was missing out on her wedding and hadn't even written or phoned. Then, to really make his skin crawl, she laid it on thick ... Aunty so and so and Uncle Fred and cousin so and so and her daughter and his other sister and the woman who used to live next door in Sydney and her new husband and her third son by her fourth husband and the old kindergarten teacher were all in Adelaide for the wedding. This was going to be bigger than Ben Hur and the Adelaide Grand Prix was the only event that was likely to have a bigger attendance this year. "And you're not here," she snarled through the phone. "It sounds like the perfect wedding with the one ingredient that guarantees success," he said. "I'm not there, so now you all have someone to talk about!!!" Now, there's a bloke who understands relatives! •

JOHN BRETZ of Murph's Sight 'n Sound gets a call from a woman in Rockhampton who asked could he put aside a particular item and she'd visit the Coast for it. To save her the he said he'd drop it into her home that night when he was going to Rockhampton. When he handed the item to the woman at the door that night she asked had he brought any change. He had change for $50 ... the woman gave him S20 ... the item cost $19.99. He gave her the one cent change ... and left!